Kristin Ellis


Director of Strategy, Opentrons [Brooklyn, NY]

Kristin is a biologist, robot whisperer, community builder, and open science enthusiast who believes that everyone is a stakeholder in biotechnology. She is currently the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Opentrons, and previously worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She recently completed the Mozilla Open Leaders Fellowship with her team and is a current Global Community Biology Fellow through the Community Biotechlogy Initiative and Biosummit 3.0. She is a warrior in the movement towards a better, more open, more collaborative scientific future and both a citizen and a leader in the scientific community.